Posts Tagged ‘AX 2012’

The Spider Web of Service Agreement Sales Price for Dynamics 365 Made Easier

Get a little confused when thinking about the best way to set up Sales Prices for Service Agreements?  Want to make sure invoices are going out with a high level of first-pass accuracy?  Would like to reduce the number of pricing adjustments and increase customer satisfaction?  Want to make price increase time a little easier?…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU12 Fixed Assets Updates

Depreciation Proposal

Last November, AX2012 users were happy to receive cumulative update 12 (CU12) from Microsoft.  It included a long list of updates for additional functionality and bug fixes (or as we tend to call them “opportunities”).  In this blog we are going to dig into one of the financial updates that were released; the ability to…

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Plastics Manufacturing – Intelligent Handling of Scrap in Dynamics AX

Scrap and By-product management in plastics manufacturing

Scrap re-use is generally a requirement in Plastic Manufacturing to improve yield. Microsoft’s ERP system, Dynamics AX (aka, Dynamics 365) has handled both discrete and process manufacturing for years (and, mixed mode manufacturing) which means that scrap can be accounted for, re-used, and costed accurately in the same production order. In a previous blog post…

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Dynamics AX/Dynamics 365 for Operations Negative Warehouse Inventory

The topic of Negative Inventory has been one of those “chicken or the egg” conversations for a long time. At first blush the answer may seem easy! But as the “what if” scenarios are brought up, the answer becomes a tangled web. Staunch process-base material managers typically say there is no need to ever allow…

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU12 Warehouse Mobile Device Updates

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In November 2016, AX2012 R3 users were happy to receive cumulative update 12 (CU12) from Microsoft.  It included numerous updates for additional functionality and bug fixes. As more and more companies adopt the use of RF scanners, we see Microsoft acknowledge the need for additional mobile device functionality with the solutions they issued in CU12.…

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Dynamics 365 – Cost Accounting Ledger Teaser

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An exciting new functionality is now available in Dynamics 365 for Operations. A Cost Accounting Ledger is now available to take Cost Accounting to a new level. In previous AX versions, cost accounting functionality has been available, but with the creation of the Cost Accounting Ledger, Microsoft has opened up a completely new realm of possibilities.…

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How to Manage Per Diem Expenses in Dynamics 365

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Per diem (Latin for “per day” or “for each day”) is a daily allowance for expenses—a specific amount of money an organization gives an individual, often an employee, per day to cover living expenses when traveling for work (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per_diem). Not every travel expense is covered by Per diem. E.g. car rental or flight are excluded…

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The Preamble to Return Orders in Dynamics 365 for Operations

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How to create a return order  Dynamics 365 for Operations supports the business case when a customer calls with a request to return goods. This blog shows how to do it through the use of a return order functionality in the Sales and marketing module. The original order is retrieved to create a return. We…

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